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BA in Human Services

Learn how to counsel from a biblical perspective

You can learn how to counsel and work with families from a biblical perspective with your Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Moody Bible Institute. Learn to apply interpersonal people skills as you gain an understanding of social work values and opportunities. You’ll get an overview of the counseling field, study with professors who invest in you, and learn to differentiate various personality theorist modalities.

You'll receive the best clinical training with a biblical foundation from Moody's BA in Human Services and Pre-Counseling.

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#2 in Best Degrees in Christian Counseling

In 2021, Moody's Human Services degree was ranked #2 Best Bachelor's Degrees in Christian Counseling by

Top Ranked School for Human Services major

Your Human Services Studies

As you study, you’ll:

  • Take electives that expand your knowledge base.
  • Learn the ecosystem model so you can defend the holistic view of a person.
  • Study life span development and the different theories of personality types and the role they play in ministering to others.
  • Complete a hands-on internship in your area of interest, and much more!

Meet Your Human Services Professors

Learn how Dr. Michael Milco and Dr. Mary Hendrickson bring their years of experience as marriage and family counselors to the classroom.

Mary Hendrickson–Human Services professor

Mary Hendrickson

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Michael Milco-Human Services Professor

Michael Milco

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After you graduate with your Human Services degree

You’ll graduate ready and able to get a job and join other Human Services alums around the world.

Become an intake coordinator, an outreach educational specialist, an assistant to outreach youth, or whatever you feel God calling you to. Alumni from the program are serving in churches, nonprofit ministries, crisis pregnancy centers, nursing facilities—and many other places where God has brought them.

Financial Aid

For on-campus residential students, every class in your degree is paid for by the Chicago Tuition Grant, sponsored by faithful donors. Every residential Chicago undergraduate student is awarded this grant, worth up to $12,960 a year. Off-campus commuter students pay $380 per credit hour. Find out how to defray the remaining costs with scholarships, grants, student loans, student employment, and veterans benefits.

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